. ..your child has any of these signs of being too
Most of the time you can treat this by getting your
child to drink something and eat simple foods.
But your child may need a special fluid that you can
buy in a store. It's called an electrolyte drink*. If your child
can't drink this, then he or she may need to go to the hospital.
Call your child's doctor if vomiting or
diarrhea won't go away. The doctor may want to check your child.
What Can You Give Your Child When He or She Has Diarrhea?
For children 1 year old or older, these simple foods and drinks are
Wheat bread or pasta
Boiled or baked potatoes
Cereal, like oatmeal
Lean meat like chicken
Fruits and vegetables (cooked)
Bananas and applesauce
Yogurt or milk
Breast milk or infant formula
Special electrolyte drinks
For all ages, don't give these foods or drinks:
Fatty foods like French fries, chips,
ice cream, cheese, or fried meats
Sugary foods like candy, cookies, or
Sugary drinks like juices or soda pop or
very salty broths or soups when diarrhea is bad
Never give boiled
For children younger than 1 year check with your child's